A Certification Authority (or Certification Authority) is a trusted agency that is authorized to issue, renew and revoke SSL certificates after verifying the identity and legitimacy of the requesting party. Comodo (now Sectigo CA) is the trusted certificate ..
A critical vulnerability nicknamed “Heartbleed” was discovered in OpenSSL, the most popular SSL module used on Linux / cPanel servers. This exploit allows a third party to steal information that would otherwise be secured and encrypted with the SSL/TLS protocol, and to steal the private keys from the certificate pair itself. Here’s a great site ..
A Wildcard SSL certificate is used to secure unlimited sub-domains within the same level that share a common base domain. For example: A Wildcard certificate issued to *.mydomain.com can be used to secure the following domains: login.mydomain.com secure.mydomain.com support.mydomain.com www.mydomain.com etc. Along with multiple subdomains, a Wildcard SSL will also secure the bare domain mydomain.com. ..
Organization Validated (OV) certificate is recommended for e-commerce websites where the end-user should be informed about the company they are doing business with. It can be issued for a legal company name as well as a DBA (Doing Business As), or a Trade Name. It is also possible to apply as an Individual. OV certificate shows ..
An Organization Validation Certificate is a good option if you want to have your Organization/Company name visible for your customers, it will be available on the Site Seal that will be issued along with the Certificate. This type of Certificates is easy to get validated in case you do not have a registered company. According to ..
The SSL certificates that we sell can only be used on registered domain names. In order to use an SSL, you need: A Dedicated IP address (can be ordered at your web host unless you can and want to install a certificate using SNI). A CSR (Certificate Signing Request). For single-domain and wildcard certificates it ..
Our prices are incredibly low even when compared to our competitors and the retail price of the Certificate Authorities for the same product. This is because we buy certificates in bulk from Comodo (now Sectigo) and resell them to you at discounted prices. This keeps everyone h..
Domain validation: Domain validated certificates include your domain name in the certificate (not your business or organization name). These certificates are cheaper and usually issued in minutes as the Certificate authority validates your domain by looking at the WHOIS information for your domain. However, these certificates provide less assurance to customers. Full business validation: In ..
Recently, Comodo Certificate Authority (now Sectigo) has discontinued SGC certificates because of their incompatibility with the SHA-2 hashing algorithm. Thus, the certificates have become obsolete and are no longer offered at SSLs.com. What is SGC good for? SGC (Server Gated Cryptography) certificates are used to boost the encryption level from 40 or 56 bits to ..
SSL, or Secure Sockets Layer, is a data security tool that was designed to keep communication over the internet safe. Data sent via an SSL connection is protected by a mechanism called encryption that scrambles the data in transit to prevent theft and tampering. All SSL provide same encryption, however mechanisms of obtaining a certificate varies ..
The certificate encryption strength is a measure of number of bits in the key used to encrypt data during an SSL session. The bigger the number, the longer it takes for computer(s) to decrypt enciphered data. The strength of encryption depends solely on the web-browser and the web-server it requests the connection to. It is ..
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Organization Validation (OV) SSL certificates ensure the domain name ownership and the company registration. However, all major online businesses prefer Extended Validation (EV) certificates to OV. If you’re trying to choose between the two products, it might be helpful to understand this trend. There are several key reasons why people decide to use EV SSL ..
Sometimes, you may face cases where the certificate application gets rejected and, as a result, the certificate cannot be issued. In this article we will explain what should be done if your certificate got rejected and how the certificate rejection can be avoided. The certificate can be rejected in two ways: by a Certificate Authority; ..
If your website contains logins or web forms collecting personal information from customers or gets credit card information from customers, then you need to use an SSL certificate on your site. If you do not secure your site with an SSL, there is a sure chance that the data can be exposed to a third ..
Due to recent SSL updates introduced by the Certificate Authority and Browser (CA/B) Forum, starting March 1, 2018, 3-year SSL certificates will no longer be issued by any Certificate Authority. This is why, as of February 20, 2018, SSLs.com has stopped issuing certificates longer than 27 months. We wanted to make this change as smooth ..
No. A single SSL certificate covers every page within your domain. If your SSL certificate is issued for www.mydomain.com, then your SSL certificate will work for https://www.mydomain.com/index.html; https://www.mydomain.com/support/about_us.html and so on. However, if you want to secure subdomains (e.g. something.mydomain.com, jobs.mydomain.com), then you may need to purchase a wildcard certificat..
Minimum amount that can be deposited to funds is $5.00. SSLs.com account funds can be used to make purchases at SSLs.com. You may add funds to your account in 2 ways: During Checkout Using ‘add funds’ option in user area During Checkout When you place a product in your shopping cart, you may either: click ..
SSLs.com always strives to be on the cutting edge of Web security. We believe that modern trends toward more universal encryption of Internet traffic is a positive factor for all users and leads to increased safety and development. You may have heard about a recent initiative to introduce free SSL certificates, and while this may ..
Certificate assurance is the level of user trust. It always depends on the certificate validation type and information about the applicant and the company that will be provided to the Certificate Authority, Comodo (now Sectigo). The more certificate is engaged in the company verification process, the higher the certificate assurance is. All SSL certificates are ..
How Is Certificate Transparency Implemented? Advantages of Certificate Transparency (CT) How to Check for ?ertificate Transparency (CT) Compliance? Certificate Transparency is a relatively new framework that’s designed to fix some structural flaws within the existing system of SSL certificates, in return making it more open to the public. It was first announced by Google Inc. ..
Comodo CA (Certification Authority), our SSL certificate provider has changed their brand name to Sectigo CA as of November 2018. Comodo CA has been our exclusive partner since December 2016. Comodo CA is the largest commercial SSL provider, and has issued more than 100 million TLS/SSL certificates. What has changed? Company and brand name. Trustlogo ..
Provided the certificate is installed properly, the padlock is to appear in the address bar and can be seen by anyone who visits your site on any browser that they may ..
In order to download a receipt or invoice from your account, click on the arrow near your username on the top of the dashboard and select Order history from the drop-down menu. You will get on the page with all your orders listed. Click on the necessary order ID (8-digit code in the first column) ..
We have tried to cover most common questions which you might have on the spot. Of course, we understand, that there are cases which cannot be covered with an F.A.Q. and require additional consultation. Our team is ready to look into your particular case 24/7 via Ticket system, also we will be happy to assist ..
SSLs.com stopped providing Symantec certificates on December 1, 2016. Unused certificates Issued certificates Expiring certificates Unused certificates When you click on the “New” button and choose the “Activate” option from the drop-down menu, you will get error messages. You have two options: Go ahead with a Comodo (now Sectigo) SSL Claim a refund If you opt ..
What do I do to migrate my cert to SHA-2? First of all – this is only relevant and important for activated certificates. If your certificate is signed with the SHA-1 algorithm, we strongly recommend updating it to SHA-2. To update an SHA-1 signed certificate (Comodo (now Sectigo) certificates issued before May 7, 2014) to ..
It depends on the type of certificate that you choose. For domain validated certificates, the certificate will be issued in minutes. If you choose a business validated certificate it takes about two days to have the certificate issued (depending on how soon you submit the necessary documents to the Certificate Authority). For EV certificates it usually ..
Whois is a protocol used to find information about networks, domains and hosts. The whois records normally include data on the organizations and the contacts associated with these networks and domains. Whois services operate through a whois server. Anyone can connect to a whois server and send a query. The whois server will then respond ..
These days, more and more people shop and do business online. As we send sensitive data over the internet – such as credit card credentials and personal information – the need for a higher level of online security is growing. As an online business or an e-commerce site owner, you know how important it is ..
Yes. Wildcard Certificates allow you to secure multiple subdomains on the same domain name. So with a single certificate issued to *.yourdomain.com you can protect www.yourdomain.com, secure.yourdomain.com, info.yourdoma..
You need to generate a new CSR with the new contact details and apply for a reissue of the certificate. Once the certificate is reissued, you will be sent an email with a new certificate. Install the newly issued certificate on your server. Note! Please keep in mind that the company details for OV/EV certificates can ..
To validate a certificate, the certificate authority may usually ask for any one of these documents: – Articles of Incorporation (with address) – Government Issued Business License (with address) – Copy of a recent company bank statement (you may blacken out Account No) – Copy of a recent company phone bill – Copy of a ..
Browser ubiquity (also known as browser recognition or browser compatibility) indicates an estimated percentage of Internet users who will inherently trust an SSL certificate. The lower the browser ubiquity, the less people will trust a certificate. As a general rule, any SSL certificate with over 95% browser ubiquity is a..